Saudi Arabia launches new route to Thailand

Saudia airline will operate three flights per week between Jeddah and Bangkok, with a stop in Riyadh

Saudia has confirmed the launch of flights connecting Saudi Arabia and Thailand.

The new Saudi Arabia-Thailand oute will operate three return trips weekly, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, between King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, with a stop at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh.

Flights between Jeddah and Bangkok will depart at 04:30 and arrive in Riyadh at 06:05 for a 45-minute layover, before continuing and arriving in Thailand at 18:05. Departure times from Bangkok are 20:35, arriving in Riyadh at 00:30 and Jeddah at 02:55.


According to the carrier, the launch of the flights comes in the wake of the recently strengthened bilateral relations between the two nations and reflects “a strong commitment to connecting guests with the most in-demand travel destinations across the globe”.

Speaking about the new route, Saudia vice president of marketing and product management Essam Akhonbay said: “We at Saudia are proud to open a new chapter in the recently strengthened bilateral relations between the kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Thailand.

“The launch of this new route builds on our already strong operational footprint in Asia and will provide greater connectivity and convenience for guests.”

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